16 – 17 March 2020
21 – 22 May 2020
2 days (9am – 5pm)
(as low as SGD $120 after maximum funding).
*Fee is inclusive of tea-break snacks and lunch buffet.
Make Smarter Decisions with Data Analytics
This is an awareness workshop designed for professionals without an analytics background to give you a good understanding of, and appreciation for, data analytics and how to effectively use it. It is also designed to give you some critical skills in data analysis.
This workshop will introduce you to the world of analytics through examples, stories and case studies. You will also get multiple opportunities to apply your insights to come up with ideas on the applications of analytics within your organisation and your respective teams.
This workshop is a 2-day classroom facilitated workshop and involves activities, hands-on exercises and brainstorming sessions. On day 1, you will experience a hands-on session during which you will learn how to use pivot tables in Excel to analyse large datasets quickly and efficiently. On day 2, you will also get to learn and apply regression, a very popular and versatile predictive analytics technique.
Who Should Attend
This course is ideal and suitable for:
Basic knowledge of MS Excel
Assessment and Certification
An assessment will be conducted at the end of the course. Upon successful completion of both the course and assessment, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
Module 1: What is data analytics
Module 2: Analytics in action
Module 3: Framework for analytical decision making
Module 4: Understanding data and its tools
Module 5: Introduction to predictive analytics
Module 6: Regression with MS Excel
Module 7: Case study analysis and presentation
Module 8: The future of analytics and trends
A) IBF Standards Training Scheme (IBF-STS)
This programme has been accredited under the IBF Standards, and is eligible for funding under the IBF Standards Training Scheme (IBF-STS), subject to all eligibility criteria being met.
|Funding Available for||Singapore Citizen /
(Aged 40 years and above)
|Less Grant Amount
1. Non-Company sponsored
Non company-sponsored participants are required to be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents physically based in Singapore.
Company-sponsored participants are required to be Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents, physically based in Singapore. Company sponsors refer to Financial Institutions regulated by MAS (either licensed or exempted from licensing).
For more information on the funding, please visit: www.ibf.org.sg
B) Skills Future Credit (SFC)
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. To find out how to submit your claim, visit the SkillsFuture Credit website at www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.
Saurabh Anand is an experienced business management professional, trainer and second generation entrepreneur with expertise in technology, strategy, analytics, business management and learning and development. He has lived and worked in India, Singapore, Philippines, Germany, UAE and USA and has travelled extensively in Asia, Europe and USA which has helped him develop excellent cross-cultural skills and sensitivities.
Saurabh is a Distinction Engineering Graduate from the University of Mysore, India and a Distinction MBA Graduate from the Asian Institute of Management, Manila, Philippines. He has also been an exchange student at the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth New Hampshire, USA.
Saurabh has an Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) qualification. He serves as an empanelled trainer of the Civil Service College, Singapore. He has also received the Adult Education Professionalisation (AEP) Award from the Institute of Adult Learning (IAL).
The workshop is fun and exciting. Examples shared are spot on and easy to grasp.
Saurabh Anand, he is a “Powerhouse”. A very very knowledgeable and great trainer. I recommend him to share and impart. My colleagues and I share the same view. He is just superb. He applies and shares with such clarity. Even a dry subject turned so interesting.
Real life examples used to illustrate the different concepts. It made it much easier for audience to understand.
I am now excited about data analytics after attending this course.
The trainer is passionate and able to deliver concepts in a concise and easy to understand manner.
Very good teaching. Great analogies, drawing, and references from movies to make everything more interesting.
The slides and the examples used were very concise and appealing to us.
Very well conducted with examples and actual scenarios that any person can relate to. Most importantly it is never boring!
Real world cases. Need not be banking related but those examples open the eyes and mind to whole new world of possibilities.
Interesting trainer, something new for me that I might not have learned or aware of before attending this course.
Informative and real life examples that easy to understand even though it is complex/hard topic.
Workshop is relaxing and not too tensed.